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A Holiday Giveaway for you: A family 4-pack to Trans-Siberian Orchestra presented by Hallmark Channel
Happy Thanksgiving, Smarty Charlotte! We hope you enjoy this beautiful Carolina weather and spend time with your families. Don’t forget to catch the Smarty Party in her pink & green fabulousness in the Belk Carrousel Thanksgiving Day Parade on WBTV at 4pm today. We’re thrilled to be a part of it!
You know the holidays are right around the corner when you hear that Trans-Siberian Orchestra is coming to town! What a treat, this is one of my all-time favorite holiday performances, and thanks to our Smarty friends at Time Warner Cable Arena, we bring to you a fun holiday giveaway for your family to enjoy ~ a family 4-pack to Trans-Siberian Orchestra one week from today!
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Smarty Alert: The Smarty Party will be in the Belk Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade on Thanksgiving!
Smarties, we’re super excited to announce that the Smarty Party will be in the Belk Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade on Thanksgiving Day! The Smarty Party will be joined by her sister vehicle, The Macaroni Mobile, both sponsored by our friends at Bob Mayberry Hyundai in Monroe.
The Belk Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade, a tradition since 1947, is one of the largest get-togethers of Carolinians that takes place during the year. The parade boasts participation from both Carolinas and touches approximately half a million people from the 22-county metro area. In 2008, TravelMuse.com recognized it as the fourth largest Thanksgiving Parade in the United States.
Happy Wednesday Smarties! This weekend has Tree Lightings, a parade, Zootastic lights and it is the last weekend of the Southern Christmas Show. If you are int he mood for Turkey, there is Turkey Talk, Harvest Day and GobbleFest. The only problem is choosing. Get out and Enjoy!
Come to the JWV Artists Judith Williams Event!
JWV Artist, 3330 Cambria Road, Mountainbrook Neighborhood
November 14-16, 10:00am-2:00pm
JWV Artists is a full-service gallery. In-home consultations are very reasonably priced and applied towards any future purchases. Consultations and Installations are FREE with the purchase of artwork.
Southpark Annual Tree Lighting Celebration
November 16, 5:00pm
An annual event that includes entertainment for the entire family. A trackless train, musical guests and Santa. After the Tree Lighting, stay for a screening of Arthur Christmas. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.
Early Literacy Expo
November 16, 11:30am-12:30pm
Come join us as we explore the five skills that are essential to help your child’s early literacy development. This workshop will also provide concrete examples on how to incorporate these skills into your everyday interactions with your child. Cost is free.
Little Explorers Series: Camouflage
McDowell Nature Center
November 16, 10:30am-11:15am
Bring out your little one for an adventure on the trails of McDowell. Look for bugs, birds, and critters of all types and sizes! Toddlers and adults discover nature together through crafts, games, songs, animal encounters and outdoor exploration. Each week features a different theme – try one to start or sign up for them all! Registration required. For ages 2 -3 years. Cost is $3.
Happy Wednesday Smarties! As we wake up the morning after the election and breathe a sigh of relief that the robocalls will stop and the pamphlets in the mailbox will go away, we can look forward to the weekend. And there is a lot to look forward to! The Symphony Lollipops series is back, The Southern Christmas Show is here, Sheepdogs are showing off at the lake and there is a fashion show at a bowling alley! How to decide, how to decide!? Just get out and enjoy!
Charlotte Symphony Lollipops: Carnivals and Clowns
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
November 10, 11:00am
Jacomo Rafael Bairos, conducting with Drew Allison and Grey Seal Puppets Come one, come all as Drew Allison and his Grey Seal Puppets perform this colorful celebration of clowns and the circus! This program features a special retelling of the Russian tale of Petrushka, the straw puppet that comes to life accompanied by Igor Stravinsky’s brilliant musical score. Cost is $15.50-$24.50.